​Spotify shares its most streamed tracks, artists and albums of 2018

Today, Spotify has shared probably the most streamed artists, tracks and albums of 2018.

The statistics present that 2018 undoubtably belonged to hip hop. With over eight.2 billion streams this 12 months and a complete of, Drake takes the crown because the world's most streamed artist. Following Drake within the class are Post Malone, XXXTENTACION, J Balvin and Ed Sheeran.

Releasing her highly-anticipated fourth album 'Sweetener' again in August, Ariana Grande has topped the checklist of Spotify's most streamed feminine artists in 2018. Hot on her heels is the pop sensation Dua Lipa, adopted by Cardi B, Taylor Swift and Camila Cabello.

An album that was at one level racking up 10 million streams an hour, Drake's 'Scorpion' LP wins out for probably the most streamed album of the 12 months. Post Malone's 'beerbongs & bentleys' is available in second with XXXTENTACION's '?' and Dua Lipa's self-titled debut studio album following behind. Coming in at quantity 5 is Ed Sheeran, whose album '÷' topped this identical checklist final 12 months.

In Spotify's most streamed teams of 2018 checklist, a class which specifies that any stated "group" should have three or extra members, Imagine Dragons grabbed the primary spot. Following behind is Okay-Pop sensation BTS at quantity two, Maroon 5 at quantity three and the rap trio Migos as quantity 4. The fifth most streamed group goes to Coldplay, a band that managed to nab the primary spot again in 2017.

Perhaps probably the most fascinating of all these classes is the part that exhibits the highest 5 genres that grew in 2018. Taking the primary spot is EMO rap, adopted by lo-fi beats, deep expertise present (a Spotify style that basically options contributors from the TV present The Voice), ringtone and the favored Brazilian style, Brenga Funk.

So, there you've gotten it, people. Not an digital music artist in sight. No motive to worry, nevertheless. This checklist most definitely doesn't come as a shock to most of us and Mixmag will you'll want to ship a radical checklist of the most effective dance music labels, albums, artists and tracks of 2018 earlier than the top of this 12 months.

​Spotify shares its most streamed tracks, artists and albums of 2018
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